December 22, 2021 – Commissioner’s order: Out of state licensed providers should read this memo from DPH Commissioner Manisha Juthani, MD and note the list of professions authorized by the Commissioner’s order

 
 
Connecticut licensed physician assistants must meet the continuing medical education requirements of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and pass any examination NCCPA may require for maintenance of certification
 
Connecticut licensed physician assistants must also complete not less than one contact hour of training or education in prescribing controlled substances and pain management in the preceding two- year period.
 
Physician assistants need not submit verification of current NCCPA certification or verification of education or training in controlled substances and pain management.  Upon renewal, each licensee must attest that the he/she meets the requirements for renewal.